Maruti Suzuki presents 15 new vehicles to Haryana Police

Gurugram, Feb 14 (IANS) Aiming to assist the Haryana Police in improving road safety, India’s leading passenger vehicle manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) on Tuesday presented 15 new vehicles to them.

The vehicles, presented under MSIL’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, include 11 Ertigas, 2 Ertigas with interceptors, and 2 EECO ambulances to be used for patrolling, surveillance and addressing medical emergencies on highways and expressways.

Customized to meet all the Traffic Police requirements, the vehicles were presented to Gurugram Commissioner of Police Sandeep Khirwar by MSIL Executive Director C.S. Raju.

On the occasion, Khirwar said that MSIL initiative is really a CSR for people and its friendly step will definitely help the police to fight against crime and criminals in a better way.

Gurugram’s Joint Commissioner of Police Shibash Kabiraj said that on 135-km Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway, the police will require 33 patrolling vehicles and MSIL cooperation will help in fighting against criminals.

South Range (Traffic) Inspector General of Police Mamta Singh said that five police stations will be established along the KMP Expressway, covering five districts of Haryana.

Presenting these vehicles, Raju said: “We at Maruti Suzuki are committed to promote road safety in the country. Together with Haryana Police, we intend to reduce road accidents in Haryana.”

He said, “We have set up Maruti Driving Schools, Institute of Driving Training and Research, and Road Safety Knowledge Centres in the state to promote safe driving.”